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I know that one can jump to different frames using hyperlinks and beamer buttons as in

\hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{displayed text}}

However, is there also a way to jump to, say, the fourth slide ("build stage") of a frame?

To be more concrete, suppose my frame is

\frame{
  \only<4>{Some text}
}

Then what link would directly lead me to the pdf page that displays "some text"?

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Sure you can do it. \hypertarget is overlay aware, so you can say something like

\hypertarget<4>{label}{\beamerbutton{I'm on the fourth slide}}

to place the target just on the fourth slide of a frame and then elsewhere use

\hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{I jump to fourth slide of next frame}}

to activate a button that will take you to the fourth slide previously targeted.

A complete example:

\documentclass{beamer}

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}
\hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{I jump to fourth slide of next frame}}
\end{frame}

\begin{frame}
\begin{itemize}[<+->]
\item First.
\item Second.
\item Third.
\item Fourth.\hypertarget<4>{label}{\beamerbutton{I'm on the fourth slide}}
\item Fifth.
\end{itemize}
\end{frame}

\end{document}

In your example, you can also use

\documentclass{beamer}

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}
\hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{I jump to fourth slide of next frame}}
\end{frame}

\begin{frame}
  \only<4>{Some text\hypertarget{label}{\beamerbutton{I'm on the fourth slide}}}
\end{frame}

\end{document}
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    Is also \hyperlink overlay aware? I mean, can I have a \hyperlink<6->{label} so that it would jump to the frame labeled label at overlay #6? – GertVdE Oct 9 '15 at 9:41
  • 1
    @GertVdE Yes, it is. – Gonzalo Medina Oct 9 '15 at 13:29
  • How would you do this when using \pause instead of standard overlays? – luchonacho Jan 15 at 15:31

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